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Six charged in drug, alcohol trafficking
In Aug. 21-27 issue
RUSSELL SPRINGS - A criminal investigation into drug trafficking and bootlegging last weekend led to the arrest of six men, according to Russell County Sheriff's Deputy Tim Pierce. Arrests ranged from the illegal sale of alcoholic beverages in a dry territory, criminal attempt to traffic in cocaine, trafficking in marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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Man stabbed, beaten in early morning attack
In Aug. 21-27 issue
RUSSELL SPRINGS - A man was “jumped,” beaten and stabbed as he walked home from a friend’s house this week. Russell County Deputy Sheriff Nick Bertram said Alexius Lopez was attacked at about 3:45 a.m. on South Ridge Circle, just off of Voils Road.
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Jamestown Elementary student picked by Weather Channel for first in national video contest
In Aug. 21-27 issue
Weather made for an exciting Tuesday for Dorsey Franklin. And an exciting Monday as well. It started when her video submission to the Weather Channel was featured on their web site. Then came the email Tuesday that she had won that network’s contest. “I was excited,” Dorsey, 7-year-old student at Jamestown Elementary.
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Accounting practice causes state to check local school system
In Aug. 21-27 issue
JAMESTOWN - An accounting situation involving an auditor's error has apparently led to a state oversight of the local school system. The reports of distress in Wayne County over that school district’s financial problems, and the hand that Kentucky Department of Education has taken in response, prompted some to draw comparisons to the Russell County system.
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School day gets a bit shorter after state ruling
In Aug. 21-27 issue
JAMESTOWN - Schools in the county began on Wednesday to dismiss students 10 about minutes earlier than they have been for the first two weeks of the school year.
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Jamestown City Hall will move soon
In Aug. 21-27 issue
JAMESTOWN - City Hall should be moved to its new location in the former Monin Pharmacy building by the first of November, according to Mayor Brooks Bates.
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First televised meeting of city commission is business as usual
In Aug. 21-27 issue
RUSSELL SPRINGS - Following the resignation of former Russell Springs Police Department Officer Reggie Gosser last month, Police Commissioner Wayne Gaskins announced that his department will be taking applications for the vacant position until Sept. 1 at this month's meeting of the Russell Springs City Commission.
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Injury wreck in front of Russell Springs Elementary school
In Aug. 21-27 issue
RUSSELL SPRINGS - Russell County Deputy Sheriff Nick Bertram said that Brenda S. Pruitt, 62, of Russell Springs did not obey signals to stop from School Resource Officer Larry Skaggs as Pruitt was northbound on U.S. 127 in a older model Ford Escort.
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The Times Journal is a weekly newspaper issued on Thursdays. It was first published on October 13, 1949, by Andrew J. and Terry Norfleet.
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P.O. Box 190
120 Wilson St.
Russell Springs KY 42642
Phone: 270-866-3191
Fax: 270-866-3198
Russell County News is a weekly newspaper issued on Saturdays, and is mailed free to every address in Russell County, Ky. It was first published on February 1, 1913.
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Members of the public may attend meetings. Boards or agencies may schedule other meetings at special times, but are required to notify the public.
FISCAL COURT: 2nd Monday of month, 6 p.m. in the Courthouse
RUSSELL SPRINGS CITY: 2nd Thursday of month, 6 p.m. in the City Hall Municipal Room
JAMESTOWN CITY: 3rd Thursday of month, 6 p.m. in basement meeting room at City Hall
SCHOOL BOARD: 3rd Monday of month, 6:30 p.m., Board of Education office in Jamestown
LIBRARY BOARD: 2nd Tuesday of month, 5 p.m. at Jamestown Library
AIRPORT BOARD: 1st Tuesday of month, 5 p.m. at Airport
TOURISM COMMISSION: 2nd Wednesday of month, 12:30 p.m. at Tourism Office
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 3rd Tuesday of month, noon at The Cove restaurant
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